By Amy Silverman
Sounds like things are a bit too wild, over at Wild West Cowboy Steakhouse Mexican at 104 E. Monroe Street in Phoenix.
An inspection last month revealed some relatively minor concerns -- like an improperly stored ice scoop, and a bottle of rubbing alcohol next to the spices -- and some more significant. Here, read for yourself, direct from the Maricopa County inspection report:
FLY STRIP HANGING IN KITCHEN AREA WITH LARGE ACCUMULATION OF DEAD FLIES/INSECTS. FLY STRIPS ARE TO BE REMOVED REGULARLY TO PREVENT ACCUMULATION.
EMPLOYEE CHOPPING PORK ON BACK PREP TABLE (PORK 48-64'F). EMPLOYEE KEPT LEAVING PERFORMING OTHER TASK. COLD POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS ARE TO BE HELD AT 41'F OR BELOW. PORK WAS PLACED IN WALK-IN COOLER UNCOVERED FOR RAPID COOLING...
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EMPLOYEE NOT WASHING HAND AFTER HANDLING RAW STEAK AND EMPLOYEE CRACKING EGGS CONTINUE TO WORK WITHOUT WASHING HANDS. EMPLOYEE HANDS ARE TO BE PROPERLY WASHED BETWEEN CHANGING GLOVES/TASK. EMPLOYEES PROPERLY WASHED HANDS.
BEEF LIPS THAWING UNDER PREP TABLE. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS ARE TO BE THAWED USING ACCEPTABLE METHODS (UNDER CONSTANT RUNNING WATER OR IN WALK-IN/REACH-IN COOLER) INSTRUCTED EMPLOYEE TO PLACE MEAT IN WALK-IN COOLER.
Beef lips. Heh heh.